Cumulus Media’s WQKL-FM/Ann Arbor’s 107one Taps Scott Vertical as On-Air Host, Mornings


Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed on-air personality Scott Vertical as On-Air Host, Mornings, on Ann Arbor Triple A radio station WQKL-FM/107.1 (ann arbor’s 107one). Vertical can be heard on ann arbor’s 107one weekday mornings from 6:00am-10:00am and on Sundays from 10:00am-4:00pm. He steps into the role following the retirement of longtime morning host and 40-year SE Michigan radio personality, Martin Bandyke. 

Vertical was previously On-Air Host, Afternoons, for Cumulus Media’s 96.3 WDVD-FM in Detroit. He was also On-Air Host and Production Director at WWDX-FM (The Edge) in Lansing, MI, and Morning Host at CIMX-FM (89X) in Detroit. In his new role, Scott will connect with Triple A fans through the morning show, social media, and other platforms. He will also be heavily involved in community events and initiatives, highlighting the best of what ann arbor’s 107one and the Ann Arbor area have to offer.  

Chris Ammel, Program Director, ann arbor’s 107one/WQKL-FM, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Scott to the 107one team. His energy and passion will be a great addition to our morning show, and we can’t wait for our listeners to get to know him.” 

Scott Vertical commented: “No one could possibly replace Martin Bandyke. He has been an integral part of the lives of so many folks here in Ann Arbor. I’m going to do my best to harness Martin’s spirit and continue to focus on sharing great music and building community relationships for ann arbor’s 107one. I’m very excited about this tremendous opportunity in a city I love and look forward to working with the tremendous crew at Cumulus Ann Arbor!”